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The following are the baseball events of the year 1993 throughout the world.  

This year in baseball

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ChampionsEdit

Major League BaseballEdit

  League Championship Series World Series
                 
East  Toronto Blue Jays 4  
West  Chicago White Sox 2  
    AL  Toronto Blue Jays 4
  NL  Philadelphia Phillies 2
East  Philadelphia Phillies 4
West  Atlanta Braves 2  

Other championsEdit

Awards and honorsEdit

MLB Statistical LeadersEdit

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG John Olerud TOR .363 Andres Galarraga COL .370
HR Juan Gonzalez TEX 46 Barry Bonds SFG 46
RBI Albert Belle CLE 129 Barry Bonds SFG 123
Wins Jack McDowell CHW 22 John Burkett SFG & Tom Glavine ATL 22
ERA Kevin Appier KCR 2.56 Greg Maddux ATL 2.36

Major League Baseball final standings Edit

American League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
East Division
1st Toronto Blue Jays 95 67 .586    --
2nd New York Yankees 88 74 .543   7.0
3rd Baltimore Orioles 85 77 .525 10.0
3rd Detroit Tigers 85 77 .525 10.0
5th Boston Red Sox 80 82 .494 15.0
6th Cleveland Indians 76 86 .469 19.0
7th Milwaukee Brewers 69 93 .426 26.0
West Division
1st Chicago White Sox 94 68 .580    --
2nd Texas Rangers 86 76 .531   8.0
3rd Kansas City Royals 84 78 .519 10.0
4th Seattle Mariners 82 80 .506 12.0
5th California Angels 71 91 .438 23.0
5th Minnesota Twins 71 91 .438 23.0
7th Oakland Athletics 68 94 .420 26.0


National League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
East Division
1st Philadelphia Phillies   97   65 .599    --
2nd Montréal Expos   94   68 .580   3.0
3rd St. Louis Cardinals   87   75 .537 10.0
4th Chicago Cubs   84   78 .519 13.0
5th Pittsburgh Pirates   75   87 .463 22.0
6th Florida Marlins   64 98 .395 33.0
7th New York Mets   59 103 .348 38.0
West Division
1st Atlanta Braves 104   58 .642    --
2nd San Francisco Giants 103   59 .636   1.0
3rd Houston Astros   85   77 .525 19.0
4th Los Angeles Dodgers   81   81 .500 23.0
5th Cincinnati Reds   73   89 .451 31.0
6th Colorado Rockies   67   95 .444 37.0
7th San Diego Padres   61 101 .377 43.0

EventsEdit

  • September 4 - The Philadelphia Phillies lose to the Cincinnati Reds by a score of 6-5. In doing so, they set a new National League record by not being shut out in 151 consecutive games. The major league mark of 308 is held by the Yankees.
  • September 22 - The Colorado Rockies play the final home game of their inaugural season and finish with a major league home attendance record of 4,483,350 fans.

MoviesEdit

DeathsEdit

January-MarchEdit

  • January 21 - Charlie Gehringer, 89, Hall of Fame second baseman who played his entire career for the Detroit Tigers, batting .320 lifetime, scoring 100 runs twelve times, and collecting 200 hits seven times; 1937 MVP had seven 100-RBI seasons, led AL in hits and doubles twice each and in steals and triples once each, retired with 7th most doubles in history and record for career double plays
  • February 10 - Rip Repulski, 64, All-Star outfielder, mainly with the Cardinals and Phillies
  • March 22 - Steve Olin, 27, relief pitcher for the Cleveland Indians since 1989 whose 48 saves ranked third in club history
  • March 23 - Tim Crews, 31, relief pitcher newly acquired by the Indians who had 15 saves in 281 appearances for the Dodgers

April-JuneEdit

  • April 21 - Hal Schumacher, 82, All-Star pitcher who won 158 games for the New York Giants; pitched 10-inning victory in 1936 World Series
  • April 22 - Mark Koenig, 88, shortstop who was the last survivor from the 1927 New York Yankees "Murderers' Row" team; batted .319 the next year
  • June 2 - Johnny Mize, 80, Hall of Fame first baseman, primarily for the Cardinals and New York Giants, who won four NL home run titles and retired with the sixth most HRs in history; MVP runnerup in 1939 and 1940 batted .312 in his career and led NL in RBI and total bases three times each and in runs, doubles and triples once each; hit three home runs in a game six times
  • June 26 - Roy Campanella, 71, Hall of Fame catcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers who won three MVP awards (1951-53-55) after several standout years in the Negro Leagues; posted a career .500 slugging percentage, highest of any catcher; in 1953, led NL in RBI and became first catcher to hit 40 home runs; career was ended by an automobile accident that left him paralyzed

July-SeptemberEdit

  • July 3 - Don Drysdale, 56, Hall of Fame pitcher for the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers who won 1962 Cy Young Award and set record with 58 2/3 consecutive scoreless innings in 1968; led NL in strikeouts three times and hit batsmen five times
  • July 7 - Ben Chapman, 84, All-Star outfielder who batted .300 six times and led AL in steals four times; as manager of the Phillies, vociferously opposed Jackie Robinson's entry into major leagues
  • July 18 - Ted Sadowski, 57, a relief pitcher for the Washington Senators and Minnesota Twins and one of three major league brothers
  • August 1 - Ewing Kauffman, 76, Owner of the Kansas City Royals
  • August 12 - Quincy Trouppe, 80, Negro League catcher who was a 39-year-old rookie with the Cleveland Indians in 1952; with pitcher "Toothpick Sam" Jones, formed the first black battery in American League history on May 3, 1952
  • September 12 - Granny Hamner, 66, All-Star shortstop for the Phillies who batted .429 in the World Series with the 1950 "Whiz Kids" team
  • September 15 - Ethan Allen, 89, center fielder for six teams who batted .300 lifetime and led NL in doubles in 1934; later coached Yale teams with players including future President George H. W. Bush

October-DecemberEdit

  • October 21 - Bob Hunter, 80, sportswriter for several Los Angeles newspapers
  • November 6 - Ed Sadowski, 62, a catcher for the original Angels who also played with the Braves and Red Sox
  • November 12 - Bill Dickey, 86, Hall of Fame catcher for the Yankees who batted .313 lifetime, had four 100-RBI seasons, and was the first AL catcher to hit 200 home runs; 11-time All-Star batted .362 in 1936, caught 38 World Series games, and was later a coach
  • December 30 - Tom Alston, 67, first black player in St. Louis Cardinals history

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